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Ted Sarandos: Fate In Arizona

December 1, 2022 by | Events

Netflix has come very close to winning the Oscars for Best Picture in the past. This year, they are pushing hard with Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Glass Onion is the first time Netflix has worked with a big three theater chain to distribute its films on 700 screens across the country. – uniquely

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The Fabelmans: Steven Spielberg's Magnum Opus

November 18, 2022 by | Events

Every passionate filmmaker of the world can likely scrub through the old film rolls of their life and pinpoint the exact chain of events in their childhood that led them to realize how magical, magnificent, and miraculous the world of cinema is. Few of those filmmakers have the repertoire and mastery to make an entire

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Jeffrey Katzenberg: Creating Our Childhoods

November 8, 2022 by | Events

If you were born in the early 2000s, you grew up on movies like Madagascar, The Lion King, Chicken Run, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. You may even have had a Little Mermaid-themed birthday party. Meme culture nowadays is heavily influenced by films like Bee Movie, Flushed Away,

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The Year of Yeoh

October 27, 2022 by | Events

Googly eyes are scattered across the foreheads of students in the Folino, ready to re-watch Everything Everywhere All At Once or experience its beauty for the very first time. Not only would they be seeing Michelle Yeoh’s remarkable acting on screen, but she would be gracing the stage after for a live Q&A. Yeoh is

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Annette Bening: Cooking Her Way Into the Spotlight

October 25, 2022 by | Events

Annette Bening (actress in 20th Century Women, The American President, Mars Attacks, and much more) joined Dodge College on zoom for a Q&A. One thing you may not know about Annette Bening is that she used to be a chef on a boat.  “I was a babysitter when I was a kid, started at around

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Ashley Judd on Making the Connection Between Art and Activism

October 13, 2022 by | Events

Ashley Judd (actress in Heat, Double Jeopardy, Ruby in Paradise, and the Divergent series) joined Dodge College for a Zoom Q&A about her career and her involvement in global humanitarian efforts and political activism. She has become a champion for social justice with her involvement in the #MeToo movement and her service as a board

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The Duffer Brothers: Inspiring a New Generation of Filmmakers

October 13, 2022 by | Alumni

On October 1st – the start of spooky season – the Duffer Brothers, creators of Stranger Things on Netflix, joined Dodge for a screening of Season 4 Episode 1 and a Q&A. The line outside of Marion Knott Studios was down the block and around the corner two hours before the event. Every student outside

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Smile: Parker Finn Finding His "True North"

September 30, 2022 by | Events

If you were on Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter this past weekend, you might have seen some peculiar patrons attending a few Major League Baseball games across the country. People in neon-colored shirts were strategically placed behind home plate, smiling menacingly at the camera every single time a batter was up. Their mouths were pulled into

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Fernando Meirelles: The Jazz Director

September 29, 2022 by | Events

Fernando Meirelles (director of City of God, The Constant Gardener, and The Two Popes) joined Dodge College for a screening of his film City of God and a Q&A with students. “I never really thought about making films. I wanted to be an architect, clearly something went wrong there!” Meirelles says that when he is

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